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Altoona, PA, US, 16602

Job Function:  Lineworker
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  15367

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with Penelec.[PN]




Locating and making repairs on transmission and distribution facilities, and other related equipment;

Responding to fires or accident scenes; clearing wires, cutting off electric services when necessary; isolating sections of lines; cooperating with public authorities;

Determine the extent of necessary repairs and requesting appropriate assistance for repairs when necessary;

Must be qualified and have performed switching and tagging operations in unattended substations, as directed;

Handling meter turn-ons and turn-offs, and collecting money, as required;

Performing other duties as assigned.




Must have performed the above duties within the past 2 years;

Must have successfully demonstrated job skills of a journeyman Lineworker;

Must be able to diagnose trouble and solve the problem encountered;

Must be able to make clear, concise and accurate reports and properly receive and quickly and correctly interpret orders; and

Must have the necessary tact, judgment, pleasant manner and neat appearance for handling calls on customers’ property;

Must possess a valid CDL Driver’s license and possess the appropriate DOT required license and certifications;

Must be able to travel and work flexible hours.


Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Bargaining Unit 


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

Job Segment: Electrical, Lineworker, Engineering

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